15 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

15 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

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Marie-Galante
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Ferry
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Iles des Saintes
— 3 nights
Ferry to Trois-Rivieres, Drive to Bouillante
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Bouillante
— 4 nights
Drive
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Saint Francois
— 5 nights
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Drive to Pointe-à-Pitre Le Raizet, Fly to Austin Straubel International Airport, Drive to Appleton

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Marie-Galante

— 1 day
Marie-Galante attracts visitors looking for a peaceful beachside holiday, with the largely rural and agricultural island lacking the crowds of others in the archipelago.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): revel in the low prices at Les Delices de Siblet, enjoy the sand and surf at Anse de Mays, then see the interesting displays at Ecomusee de Marie Galante, and finally explore the galleries of Les Lampes de Caroline.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Marie-Galante trip itinerary builder website.

Appleton, USA to Marie-Galante is an approximately 86-hour travel. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Appleton to Marie-Galante. Traveling from Appleton in November, expect Marie-Galante to be much warmer, temps between 85°F and 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Iles des Saintes.

Things to do in Marie-Galante

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Iles des Saintes

— 3 nights

Les Saintes

Iles des Saintes, a small archipelago of eight islands, remains largely unblemished by touristic developments, offering instead a serene and natural introduction to island life.
Get a sense of the local culture at Fort Napoleon and Eglise de Terre-de-Haut. Get outdoors at Plage de Pompierre and Crawen. Explore Iles des Saintes' surroundings by going to Capesterre-Belle-Eau (Plantation Grand Cafe & Le Jardin de la Rencontre). There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Les Saintes and steep yourself in history at Poterie Fidelin.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Iles des Saintes online trip itinerary builder.

You can ride a ferry from Marie-Galante to Iles des Saintes in 2.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Iles des Saintes can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Bouillante.

Things to do in Iles des Saintes

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bouillante

— 4 nights
Bouillante is a commune in the French overseas region and department of Guadeloupe, in the Lesser Antilles.HistoryBouillante was founded about 1635 with the arrival of some of Guadeloupe's first colonists. Head to Reve de Sable and Cap Créolefor plenty of shopping. Get a sense of the local culture at Roches gravees de la riviere du Plessis and Musee du Rhum. Get out of town with these interesting Bouillante side-trips: Plage de la Perle (in Rifflet), Carbet Falls (Les Chutes du Carbet) (in Parc National) and Plage Leroux (in Deshaies). There's much more to do: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, steep yourself in history at Domaine de l'Habitation la Griveliere, head off the coast to Ilet Caret, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Bouillante trip planning app.

Getting from Iles des Saintes to Bouillante by combination of ferry and car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in November, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can drive to Saint Francois.

Things to do in Bouillante

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Saint Francois

— 5 nights
A modern seaside resort town, Saint Francois attracts visitors with its well-preserved landscape and coastline, along with its large number of luxury hotels.
Get a sense of the local culture at Pointe des Chateaux and Museum Of Fine Arts Of St-Francois. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Scuba & Snorkeling and Kreol West Indies. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saint Francois: Le Gosier (Plage de la Datcha, Musee Costumes et Traditions, &more), Anse du Souffleur (in Port-Louis) and Memorial Acte (in Pointe-a-Pitre). There's much more to do: stroll through Anse a la Gourde, view the masterpieces at GEOGRAINES: Boutique artisanal, and look for gifts at Marche de Sainte-Anne.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Saint Francois day trip site.

Getting from Bouillante to Saint Francois by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Saint Francois

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Guadeloupe travel guide

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Beaches · Scuba & Snorkeling · Gardens
Butterfly Island
Experience a lively mixture of French and Afro-Caribbean culture on your Guadeloupe vacation. The archipelago consists of two main islands connected by bridges spanning a mangrove swamp, and a number of smaller islands to the south. The island of Grande Terre is mostly flat and arid, offering numerous scenic beaches and lively small towns, while Basse Terre features verdant jungles and mountainous terrain, crowned by a tall volcano. On a tour of Guadeloupe, you can enjoy a variety of beach activities, partake in hiking through a national park, and bask in the vibrant atmosphere of charming towns and villages.